IUPUI Research Day 2012

 

Recent Submissions

  • Scott, Patricia J.; Winslow, Emily; Krause, Audrey; Bah, Fatoumata (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2012-04-13)
    Purpose: Organ transplantation is a serious surgery with nearly 10% of patients failing to survive the first three months. Studies of quality of life reflect an increase post-transplant, as compared to pre-transplant, then ...
  • Watts, Thomasina; Henry, Rhonda; Jordan, Patricia (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2012-04-13)
    Studies comparing African American and Caucasian women show that African American women are three times more likely to contract triple negative breast cancer. Triple negative breast cancer cells lack estrogen receptors ...
  • Sun, Lu; Guo, Junsong; Zhou, Jie; Xu, Qingming; Chu, Deryn; Chen, Rongrong (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2012-04-13)
    A novel block copolymer, styrene-ethylene/butylene-styrene (SEBS), was chosen as the starting material to prepare pendant quaternary ammonium-based ionomers with an ion-exchange-capacity (IEC) of 0.66, 1.30, and 1.54 meq ...
  • Xiong, Jing; Banvait, Harpreetsingh; Li, Lingxi; Chen, Yaobin; Xie, Jian; Liu, Yadong; Wu, Meng; Chen, Jie (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2012-04-13)
    Li-ion batteries are high density, slow loss of charge when not in use and no memory effect. Vast research on Li-ion batteries has been focusing on increasing the energy density, durability, and cost. Due to its advantages ...
  • Zamenian, Hamed; Iseley, Tom; Ray, Matt; Rardin, Jake; Aslan, Bugra (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2012-04-13)
    The world population is increasing daily, and waste is rising proportionally. The increase of the population, health development, economic growth and shifting population from rural life to urban life has made waste for ...
  • Yang, Heui-La; King, Carina (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2012-04-13)
    According Mostyn, market research specialist, (2012), global smartphone shipments increased by 62.7 percent in 2011. In the US, smart phones are gaining in popularity. A Quick Response (QR) code is a type of barcode that ...
  • ZareAfifi, Saharnaz; Verma, Romil; King, Brian (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2012-04-13)
    Sensors can have significant impact on one's life. They can measure temperature, level of humidity, speed, motion, distance, light or the presence/absence of an object and many other phenomena and then these measurements ...
  • Zhao, Huiying; Yang, Yuedong; Janga, Sarath Chandra; Chen, Jason; Zhu, Heng; Kao, Cheng; Zhou, Yaoqi (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2012-04-13)
    Detecting protein-RNA interactions is challenging–both experimentally and computationally– because RNAs are large in number, diverse in cellular location and function, and flexible in structure. As a result, many RNA-binding ...
  • White, Laura M.; McGrew, John H.; Salyers, Michelle P. (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2012-04-13)
    Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) represents an effective treatment for individuals with severe mental illness. Though studies estimate roughly half of all people with severe mental illness are parents, little is known ...
  • Xie, Jie; Petrache, Irina; Broxmeyer, Hal E.; March, Keith L.; Feng, Dongni; Cook, Todd G.; Schweitzer, Kelly; Johnstone, Brian H. (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2012-04-13)
    Introduction We have previously observed bone marrow (BM) hypo-plasia in a murine model of chronic smoking, which was ameliorated by mu-rine adipose-derived stromal cells (ASC). This study was designed to test the hypothesis ...
  • Whitson, Tyra L.; Henry Anthony, Ronda (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2012-04-13)
    Compared to Japan, Spain, Canada, and other post-industrialized coun-tries, the United States has the highest infant mortality rate (IMR) reaching almost 7 infant deaths per 1,000 live births. The rate for African-Americans ...
  • Williams, Kendrea; Jarjoura, G. Roger (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2012-04-13)
    The objective of this research is to replicate an Iowa Study regarding Disproportionate Minority Confinement (DMC). (DMC) tracking requirements are the result of a study conducted by Huizinga and Elliott done (1987) which ...
  • Woods, Jasmine; Hanna, Kathleen M. (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2012-04-13)
    Traditionally, multiple daily injections (MDI) have been used to manage insulin levels, while insulin pump therapy is rising as an option for treat-ment. When determining which form of insulin to use, an important outcome ...
  • Walton, Betty A.; Moore, Matthew A.; Merritt-Mulamba, Tanya (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2012-04-13)
    Nearly half (47.9%) of youth , ages 2 to 14, in the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being who had experienced abuse or neglect had clinically significant behavioral health problems (Burns, et al., 2004). Yet, ...
  • Verma, Romil; Cottingham, Chris; Nguyen, Thanh; Kale, Ashutosh; Catania, Robin; Wright, Jacob; Christopher, Lauren; Tuceryan, Mihan; William, Albert (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2012-04-13)
    Introduction: Image guided surgery requires that the pre-operative da-ta used for planning the surgery should be aligned with the patient during surgery. For this surgical application a fast, effective volume registration ...
  • Weatherholt, Alyssa M.; Greer, Stephanie A.; Ruark, Dana L.; Grider, Blake J.; Mock, Marla J.; Beekley, Matthew D.; Mikesky, Alan (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2012-04-13)
    Conventional resistance training involves lifting heavy loads (~70% max-imal strength), which can be poorly tolerated or contraindicated in many clinical populations. KAATSU training is a novel training mode from Japan ...
  • Wan, Jing; Kim, Sungeun; Inlow, Mark; Nho, Kwangsik; Swaminathan, Shanker; Risacher, Shannon L.; Fang, Shiaofen; Weiner, Michael W.; Beg, M. Faisal; Wang, Lei; Saykin, Andrew J.; Shen, Li; ADNI (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2012-04-13)
    Genetic mapping of hippocampal shape, an under-explored area, has strong potential as a neurodegeneration biomarker for AD and MCI. This study investigates the genetic effects of top candidate single nucleotide polymorphisms ...
  • Waymire, Joshua (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2012-04-13)
    Indiana Biobank was established in July 2010 as a resource for all investigators throughout the state of Indiana. The biobank seeks to develop a statewide collection of bio specimens as a research tool to enhance translational ...
  • Wan, Qiaoqiao; Yokota, Hiroki; Na, Sungsoo (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2012-04-13)
    Mechanical force environment is a major factor that influences cellular homeostasis and remodeling. The prevailing wisdom in this field demon-strated that a threshold of mechanical forces or deformation was required to ...
  • Warden, Stuart J.; Ferira, Ashley J.; Laing, Emma M.; Hill, Kathleen M.; Martin, Berdine R.; Weaver, Connie M.; Peacock, Munro; Lewis, Richard D. (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2012-04-13)
    Osteoporotic fracture rates differ according to race, with blacks having up to half the rate of whites. The reduced fracture rate in blacks has been suggested to be due to their superior bone mass; however, mass is not the ...

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